Jim Capaldi

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Birthday
2, 1944
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 28, 2005 (60)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1944
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 28, 2005 (60)

About

Drummer and songwriter whose career spanned four decades and who co-founded the psychedelic rock group, Traffic.

Before Fame

He met his future bandmate Dave Mason while apprenticing at a Worcester factory when he was sixteen years old.

Trivia

He and Traffic were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Family Life

His father was a music teacher who first gave him piano and singing lessons.

Associated With

He and his early band, The Hellions, performed with Jimi Hendrix when Hendrix was still an unknown.

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